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Grateful Dead Live at The Omni on 1989-03-27

Set 1

Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo ->
Walkin' Blues
Built To Last
We Can Run
Queen Jane Approximately
Touch Of Grey

Set 2

Scarlet Begonias ->
Fire On The Mountain
Estimated Prophet ->
Eyes Of The World ->
Space ->
The Wheel ->
I Need A Miracle ->
Standing On The Moon ->
Turn On Your Lovelight

U.S. Blues

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue The Omni
Location Atlanta, GA

Source SBD -> Cassette Master (TDK MA-XG90) D
Lineage Cassette Master (Tascam 122mkII) -> Apogee MiniMe (24bit/48k) ->
Transferred by Charlie Miller


Patch Info:
Schoeps CMC4/MK4 -> Dat -> CD supplies the following patches:
Mississippi Half Step (0:00 - 0:06) (1:24 - 1:26) (1:36 - 1:38)
Drums (6:36 - 6:59)

-- 2nd Set is seamless
-- Thanks to Paul Scotton and Joani Walker for the tapes


Reviewer: gordon hensley - - November 7, 2014
Subject: FOTM
love the tasty candyman and fotm... solid show w/ a couple of surprises. good, lively board mix
Reviewer: KBDeadhead - - September 9, 2010
Subject: Fire...Fire Fire Fire on the Mountain!!!
Generally agree with most comments, but must comment on the Fire. Heard tons and tons, but this one stands out, if for nothing more than Jerry really getting into the last verse. Take a listen to the refrain! Waaaaay cool!!!
Reviewer: LttleRedRooster - - August 13, 2010
Subject: So Fluid
Respecting the Scarlet/Fire, so much fluidity and wiggle room and the boys were smiling. who doesnt like playing in the sandbox anyway? Makes my soul joyful..ya know?
Reviewer: Dylan M - - August 13, 2010
Subject: Clean sound
A nice sleeper show from the tour before the legendary tours.

They might mess up these early versions of We Can Run and Built to Last, still working out the kinks for live performance I suppose.

But the strong Half-Step opener, paired with a high energy second set makes this show worth the download.

Jerry is certainly present and very active in the mix. A taste of quality to come.
Reviewer: wouldestous - - June 3, 2010
Subject: the bus came by and i got on...
... this is when it all began.

this was my first show. i was 19 or so, i guess. went with some college friends. i was first thru the turnstile. took two steps inside, saw all the people bobbing and dancing (we were a little late lol) and was hooked in a matter of seconds.
in retrospect i feel this was a solid but not remarkable show and i attended both better and worse specimens.
Reviewer: Joshua_me - - April 14, 2010
Subject: Almost ablaze....
Charlie Miller strikes again !

It's nice to *finally* hear some Omni boards !

I saw 14 shows there over the years and could never figure out why they were always treated like bastard children in the taping community.
Reviewer: linebackerjay62 - - February 24, 2010
Subject: nice
nice scarlet/fire
Reviewer: barongsong - - October 5, 2009
Subject: Shroom show
Really nice to hear this one finally.
Some really nice stuff and the reason I'm calling this the Shroom show is that the highs in this show are spectacular and almost blinding at times but then sometimes disappear back to semi-normality.
The Scarlet-Fire in this is a good example of this with a truly awesome transition and ending of Fire but the middle jam section doesn't seem to have the the same intensity. Also the first set starts off with a magnificent half-step which has glitches but is blended fairly well with the audience patch {seems they may have been also having some tech difficulties here}, so you can hear that is a very excellent version although probably won't make many peoples best of disk because of it. The Candyman Cassidy Touch segment however, is not to be missed with the Candyman as one of the Best I've witnessed.
Other notes: Nice Estimated Eyes. Nothing too extraordinary besides good ol GD but they are into it and is well jammed and solid throughout. The Wheel is pretty damn good for this era but seems too short especially when they seem to be getting somewhere with this one. Actually the whole post drums section seems rushed especially the Standing on the Moon which with Jerry in very good voice and singing with big emotion could have been a best ever version if not cut off prematurely. Interesting Lovelight with some different Bobby fun but it also gets the short shorts treatment.
Overall this show has some five star moments but is too rushed in many parts but the sound is excellent and the high parts make up somewhat for the rushed feel so I'll give it a 4.
Reviewer: jkbehan - - September 10, 2009
Subject: Happy B-day!
maybe it was because the 27th is my birthday and they started out "on the day when I was born..."
but this was one of the most memorable shows, on the way out after the show a spontaneous, tumultuous uproar came from the masses, each of us knew we witnessed something of significance
Reviewer: smkymtndead - - November 22, 2008
Subject: One of the Best
Lived in ATL at the time and the Omni was the best! That's when all the cops were cool and they really didn't bother anybody. I remember right before the 2nd set I told my buddy that I really wanted to hear Scarlet>Fire and got that plus Estimated>Eyes. I was blown away from that point. I also barely remeber that during Lovelight it felt just like a carnival wheel just spinnin'. I also have been waiting for a SBD of this and FINALLY it came. An early Christmas Present! Got to give it 5 Stars just because we finally have a sound board!
Reviewer: rick e. - - August 10, 2008
Subject: 1989-03-27
This is so cool.I've been waiting for a sbd of this show forever.There was exitement in the air.
This 1/2 step may not be as good as the Omni '88
version ,but it's pretty damn good.Set 2 is no slouch either.Scarlet>Fire,Estimated>Eyes is nicely done.Not bad for the opening show of the tour.Camping was allowed in downtown Atlanta and there were small lots scattered about all around the Omni.It was so much better when you didn't have to worry about driving after shows.I didn't witness anything bad at these shows like I did at
some other shows like the Meadowlands.It's a real buzz kill when you see the Cops smashing someones face in.
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